Tribune News Service Moga, July 4 The Moga police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a gang involved in supplying poppy husk from Rajasthan to various parts of Moga and its adjoining districts. The police have arrested four drug smugglers and recovered 102 kg of poppy husk from them. SP (investigation) Vazir Singh and DSP (investigation) Sarbjit Singh Bahia said Harjit Singh Jeeta, Sewak Singh, Gurpreet Singh and Kulwant Singh were arrested from near Ramuwala Kalan village. They were traveling in an Innova car and going to supply the contraband to their local contacts in the nearby villages. Preliminary investigations revealed that they used to procure poppy husk from the Bandwada area of Rajasthan and bring it to Moga and its adjoining districts. Harjit Singh and Kulwant Singh were earl...
LOHIAN KHAS: The Lohian Khas police have arrested a drug peddler on charge of selling poppy husk.
Our CorrespondentAbohar, June 13The CIA staff here on Tuesday seized 525 kg of poppy husk that was smuggled from Madhya Pradesh through Rajasthan. SSP Dr Ketan Baliram Patil said at a media briefing here on Wednesday that on a tip-off the CIA staff tried to intercept a car that was escorting a canter on the state highway, but the driver of the car sped away. On searching the canter, 21 bags of poppy husk (each containing 25 kg) was seized. Driver Amarjot Singh of Rampura Phul in Bathinda district was arrested. His accomplices Gurjit Singh Jyond, Narinder Singh of Mandi Kalan and Satpal Dhingar were also booked under the NDPS Act. The Tribune
In two major crackdowns, the Punjab Police have arrested three Poppy Husk smugglers, including an A category smuggler, giving a major boost to the Captain Amarinder Singh led government’s campaign against drugs.
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 7 In two major crackdowns, the police arrested three drug smugglers, including Jagir Singh, alias Zeera, from Daulewal village in Moga. The arrests were made by the Jalandhar Counter-Intelligence Wing and the Jalandhar Police Commissionerate, a press release said here on Thursday. A proclaimed offender in about a dozen drug cases, Zeera had been evading arrest for the past 14 years. Two trucks loaded with poppy husk were intercepted by a special operation team on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, said a spokesperson for the police. He added that Zeera was arrested when the police intercepted a truck bearing Rajasthan number near the Wadala Chowk in Jalandhar. As many as 55 bags of poppy husk, 40 kg in each bag, were recovered from his p...
Our Correspondent Abohar, June 1 The police on Friday seized 146-kg poppy husk and 30-gm smack at three nakas. Five drug peddlers were arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Act. Six bags of poppy husk weighing 72 kg were seized by intercepting a car. Its owner Surinder Karwasra of Sadhuwali village was arrested. Preliminary investigation reportedly indicated that some drug peddlers were indulging in adulteration. They sell poppy husk in retail through henchmen after mixing wood powder and groundnut husk to mint more money. At another naka, the police intercepted a car in the Sameja Kothi area and seized 74 kg of poppy husk. Rajinder Singh, Jasbir Singh and Mohan Ram were held under the NDPS Act. Kala Singh of Sureshia village was nabbed with 30-gm sma...
Fatehgarh Sahib,May 24 The police have arrested four persons and recovered 80 kg of poppy husk and 17,400 intoxicant tablets from them. Alka Meena, SSP, said the Khamano police had erected a naka near the railway line. The police intercepted two suspects — Hardeep Singh of Ropar and Dharminder Singh of Ludhiana — and recovered poppy husk from their possession. She said during interrogation they revealed that they were involved in the sale of drugs. The Mulepur police arrested two persons and recovered 17,400 intoxicant tablets. They were identified as Parvinder Singh of Mulepur and Jagdeep Singh, alias Deepa, of Malerkotla. — OC The Tribune
KHANNA: Khanna Police today arrested four persons and seized 1.5kg opium and 9 kg poppy husk. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Khanna Navjot Singh Mahal told that on the directions of DGP Suresh Kumar Arora and DIG Ludhiana Range Ranbir Singh Khatra, high-tech surveillance has been initiated against the drug peddlers.
Abohar: The police on Sunday arrested Subhash Bishnoi of Mahla Rampura village and Sunil Bishnoi of Mehrana village here with 30-kg poppy husk after their car was intercepted. In other raids, Manish Sharma of Bathinda was nabbed with 500-gm opium and Gurpreet Singh Babla of Seed Farm Colony with 5 gm heroin. Meanwhile, Gagan of Choohariwala Dhanna was held under the Excise Act as he allegedly smuggled 36 bottles of liquor from Rajasthan. OC The Tribune
SHAHKOT: The Shahkot police have arrested two drug peddlers and booked one on charge of smuggling and selling poppy husk.